Pellegrini, Buenos Aires

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Pellegrini
Pellegrini is located in Argentina
Pellegrini
Pellegrini
Location in Argentina
Pellegrini is located in Argentina
Pellegrini
Pellegrini
Location in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 36°16′S 63°08′W / 36.267°S 63.133°W / -36.267; -63.133Coordinates: 36°16′S 63°08′W / 36.267°S 63.133°W / -36.267; -63.133
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Pellegrini
Elevation 105 m (344 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 5,031
CPA Base B 6349
Area code(s) +54 2392

Pellegrini is a town on the western border of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Pellegrini Partido.

The town is named in honour of Carlos Pellegrini (1846-1906), who served as Governor of Buenos Aires, and as President of Argentina.

Economy[edit]

The local economy is dominated by agriculture and farming, the main products of the region are cereals, vegetable oils, beef, dairy products, pork, deer and honey. Other industries include construction and services.

Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria has a campus in Pellegrini.

External links[edit]

Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)